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Global Engagement-related Offices (image)

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Executive Vice President in Charge of Global Engagement and Student Support
Global Engagement Office
Center for Global Initiatives
Center for International Education and Exchange
Center for Japanese Language and Culture

 

Osaka University - Center for Global Initiatives

The Center was established in April 2016 as an organization taking the lead in designing and planning initiatives aimed at strengthening and promoting Osaka University’s global cooperation network. The Center also supports intramural initiatives to promote the international expansion of education and research as well as contributions to international society.

 

Organizational chart of the Center for Global Initiatives (reorganized in April 2017)

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Director
Campus Innovation Unit
Director
Vice Director
Director
Overseas Centers Unit
Director
Global Strategy Unit
Director
Planning Unit
*Executive Vice President of Global Engagement and Student Support concurrently holds the director of Center for Global Initiatives.

 

Campus Innovation Unit

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  • Establishes and manages overseas campuses in alliance with the university’s reform (globalization)
  • Supports international industry-academia-government research collaborations in partnership with international organizations
  • Coordinates efforts for innovation through society co-creation
  • Oversees risk management abroad
  • Implements education and research activities that will contribute to globalization
  • Plans, coordinates, and executes support for overseas fieldwork and internship programs for students

Overseas Centers Unit

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  • Collaborates with overseas research institutions and supports educational activities abroad
  • Supports overseas programs for Japanese students and recruits international students
  • Promotes exchanges among students, researchers, and alumni
  • Supports activities in our research bases
  • Exchanges information and promotes collaborations with overseas organizations

Global Strategy Unit

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  • Plans international strategies
  • Plans and executes international PR activities
  • Gathers and disseminates information about the status of inter-university and inter-faculty agreements
  • Collaborates with global knowledge partners

Planning Unit

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  • Promotes activities related to international university consortia and bilateral academic exchanges
  • Plans and initiates projects and programs that enhance the university's global engagements
  • Studies, analyzes and shares the status of global higher education and the internationalization of universities in Japan and overseas